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Introduction

This is a total breakdown of the phone, and requires you to dissemble the parts pictured in order to access the screen.

  1. Use the Phillips Head 00 screw driver to unscrew the seven 0.1mm screws from the phone's mid frame.
    • Use the Phillips Head 00 screw driver to unscrew the seven 0.1mm screws from the phone's mid frame.

  2. Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer. Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer. Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer.
    • Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer.

  3. Gently pry the mid frame away from the rest of the phone to expose the motherboard. Gently pry the mid frame away from the rest of the phone to expose the motherboard.
    • Gently pry the mid frame away from the rest of the phone to expose the motherboard.

  4. Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device. Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device. Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device.
    • Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device.

  5. Orient the motherboard to expose the mid frame.
    • Orient the motherboard to expose the mid frame.

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  7. Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen. Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen. Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen.
    • Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen.

  8. Remove the back cover from the phone.
    • Remove the back cover from the phone.

  9. Pry the battery up and out of the phone.
    • Pry the battery up and out of the phone.

  10. Gently wedge the spudger in between the glass screen and the mid frame. Gently wedge the spudger in between the glass screen and the mid frame. Gently wedge the spudger in between the glass screen and the mid frame.
    • Gently wedge the spudger in between the glass screen and the mid frame.

  11. Carefully pry the screen away from the motherboard. Carefully pry the screen away from the motherboard.
    • Carefully pry the screen away from the motherboard.

  12. Be careful when removing the ribbon wires. They are delicate. Be careful when removing the ribbon wires. They are delicate. Be careful when removing the ribbon wires. They are delicate.
    • Be careful when removing the ribbon wires. They are delicate.

  13. Remove the remaining two ribbon wires from their connectors. Remove the remaining two ribbon wires from their connectors. Remove the remaining two ribbon wires from their connectors.
    • Remove the remaining two ribbon wires from their connectors.

  14. Wedge the plastic spudger between the screen and the digitizer. Gently pry apart the screen from the digitizer. Gently pry apart the screen from the digitizer.
    • Wedge the plastic spudger between the screen and the digitizer.

    • Gently pry apart the screen from the digitizer.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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